1804 $2.50 14 Stars Reverse (Regular Strike)

Series: Draped Bust $2 1/2 1796-1807

PCGS MS63

PCGS MS63

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PCGS MS63

PCGS MS63

PCGS #:
7652
Designer:
Robert Scot
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
20.00 millimeters
Weight:
4.37 grams
Mintage:
2,827
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
91.7% Gold, 8.3% Copper
Major Varieties

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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 147 R-7.5 9 / 11 10 / 12
60 or Better 20 R-9.1 7 / 11 8 / 12
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 11 1 / 12
Survival Estimate
All Grades 147
60 or Better 20
65 or Better
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-7.5
60 or Better R-9.1
65 or Better R-10.1
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 9 / 11
60 or Better 7 / 11
65 or Better 1 / 11
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 10 / 12
60 or Better 8 / 12
65 or Better 1 / 12

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS63 PCGS grade

Superior 8/1975:1339 - RARCOA “Auction ‘82” 8/1982:900 - Bowers & Merena 8/1999:342 - American Numismatic Rarities “Oliver Jung Collection” 7/2004:83, $97,750 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack’s/Bowers & Sotheby’s 5/2015:1122, $164,500

1 MS63 PCGS grade MS63 PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

3 MS62 PCGS grade

D.L. Hansen Collection

3 MS62 PCGS grade  
	PCGS #7652 (MS) 62

Leo Beranek Collection (cat-matched) - Heritage 1/2008:3062, $63,250

3 MS62 PCGS grade

Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Heritage 11/2014:3195, $70,501.18

3 MS62 PCGS grade

Heritage 4/2014:5686, $44,062.50

3 MS62 PCGS grade

Stack's/Bowers 5/2013:1260, $44,062.50

3 MS62 PCGS grade
9 MS61 PCGS grade
9 MS61 PCGS grade
#1 MS63 PCGS grade

Superior 8/1975:1339 - RARCOA “Auction ‘82” 8/1982:900 - Bowers & Merena 8/1999:342 - American Numismatic Rarities “Oliver Jung Collection” 7/2004:83, $97,750 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack’s/Bowers & Sotheby’s 5/2015:1122, $164,500

MS63 PCGS grade #1 MS63 PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

#3 MS62 PCGS grade

D.L. Hansen Collection

 
	PCGS #7652 (MS) 62 
#3 MS62 PCGS grade

Leo Beranek Collection (cat-matched) - Heritage 1/2008:3062, $63,250

#3 MS62 PCGS grade

Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Heritage 11/2014:3195, $70,501.18

#3 MS62 PCGS grade

Heritage 4/2014:5686, $44,062.50

#3 MS62 PCGS grade

Stack's/Bowers 5/2013:1260, $44,062.50

#3 MS62 PCGS grade
#9 MS61 PCGS grade
#9 MS61 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): Most of the total mintage of 3,327 for 1804 was undoubtedly this variety. Walter Breen, in his quarter eagle monograph, speculates that possibly 1,003 of the 3,327 were the 13 Stars variety and 2,324 were the 14 Star variety. This breakdown is highly unlikely because the difference in rarity of the two varieties is far greater than such a breakdown would indicate. Basing a guess on the relative rarity of the two varieties, and also on the rarity of the 1796 With Stars and 1797 which have mintages of just over 400, I would estimate that the mintage of the 1804 14 Star variety was at least 3,000 of the 3,237 total mintage for the year. It is interesting to note that the reverse die for this variety was also used on the 1804 dime with 14 Star reverse. A small number of choice examples exist including the pieces in the February, 1974 Stack's Sale and the 1975 ANA Sale conducted by Superior.